Assessment Helpdesk for Yemen (Last updated on: 28 Jun 2018)
How the Helpdesk service operates
- Advice on assessment design, data collection planning and sampling
- Review of assessment tools, data analysis and reports
- Familiarizing yourself with assessment resources across different sectors.
For more specialised requests, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to outline your request. Our team will confirm the query and inform you of an estimated time for response.
An important part of ensuring the quality of Helpdesk responses is for us to understand your exact needs and tailor our response to match the purpose of your assessment, thus please include all relevant details in the request, such as:
- If you are planning a survey, what are the objectives;
- If you have already conducted a survey, what were the research questions, methodology, data collection method, tool, timeframe, geographical scope;
- If it is a GIS-related request, what is the software used and how is data collected.
Below are a few request examples that can be addressed by the Assessment Helpdesk:
- What are good practices on representative sampling for displaced populations?
- Do you have any training materials in Arabic that we could use to organise a training session for staff on key informant interviews?
- Can you review our data collection Terms Of Reference and data analysis framework?
- What are the standard global indicators for a Protection-related assessment?
Who are we?
The Helpdesk comprises a team of REACH Yemen assessment staff based in Amman that is supported by a larger international network of REACH teams. Through the Helpdesk, humanitarian actors in Yemen can call on REACH’s established institutional expertise and network of assessment practitioners.
Our aim is to improve the capacity of operational actors in Yemen to contribute to methodologically rigourous data collection and to facilitate the standardisation of assessment methodologies, tools and coordination.
List of resources
- ACAPS: ACAPS Assessment Resources,(English)
- ALNAP, CLARA – Cohort Livelihoods and Risk Analysis Guidance (Arabic)
- ALNAP, Technical Guidelines for Identifying and Addressing HLP Issues in Informal Settlements/Camps and Collective Centres in Northern Syria (Arabic)
- Building Better Response, Online Courses (English, Arabic)
- Building Better Response, MIRA Training Materials (English, Arabic)
- CHS Guidance Notes and Indicators (English, Arabic)
- CHS Training Handbook - Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (English, Arabic)
- JIPS Essential Toolkit
- Sphere Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response (English, Arabic)
- World Health Organization, General Humanitarian/Clusters (English, Arabic)
- Read “REACH Focus Group Discussion Training Materials (English, Arabic, see below)”
- Read “REACH Key Informant Interview Training Materials (English, Arabic, see below)”
- Community Tool Box, Focus Group Discussion (English, Arabic)
- Better Evaluation, Key Informants Interview (English, Arabic)
- ACAPS, Secondary Data Review- Sudden Onset Natural Disasters,(English)
- ACAPS, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Techniques ( English)
- ACAPS, How to Approach a Dataset: Part 1 - Database Design (English)
- ACAPS, How to Approach a Dataset: Part 2 - Data Preparation (English)
Please get in touch via email at email@example.com if there are specific resources not on this list that are of interest to your assessment. We look forward to hearing from you!